Baked apple properties



What are the main curative properties of baked apples?

Baked applePhoto of baked apple

This is a delicious and healthy recipe that gives us natural fruit sugars with high fiber (pectin).

Apple sugars are easily digested energy without fats, which make it a tonic food, sweet and enjoyable for the whole family diet.

We can introduce at breakfast or snack for children, youth and adults.

The elderly, sick or convalescent individuals can also benefit from its nutritional properties.

For these latter cases, it may be crushed in compote if there is not appetite, and mix with a tablespoon of olive oil in case of anorexia (if mixed well, you would not appreciate the flavor and would be more nutritious).

Apples, and we include the quince, are foods rich in pectin. Pectin is a soluble fiber that has demulcent qualities and works as an intestinal regulatory

Pectin protects sensitive stomachs and intestinal mucosa. It is a light meal that benefits the digestive tract and helps regulate bowel habits.

Whom are baked apples suitable for?

A baked apple is suitable for people with stomach ulcers, gastritis or heartburn. Easily digestible and with demulcent properties, it helps protect the stomach.

For its properties to treat constipation, it can be given to children, adults, the elderly or pregnant. It is also adequate for diarrhea.

Sweet and suitable for people who follow a weight loss plan, with heart problems, cholesterol, or diabetes, since it contains no added sugars.



  • Apples


  • Wash the apples.
  • Bake at 160 ºC for 20 – 30 minutes.
  • Low heat is important so they do not burn and the result is sweeter.

How to eat them?

  • Serve as a dessert, breakfast or snack.
  • It can be taken hot or mild.

* Related information: Mediterranean diet characteristics.

punto rojoMore information about Mediterranean diet.

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

4 June, 2021

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